Norway Norway
Sweden Sweden

Worth knowing

The Nordlandsruta runs for a length of 643 kilometers through Norway and Sweden.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as hard and it usually takes 32 days to walk the Nordlandsruta.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way no problem, since there are numerous possibilities to fill up the water supplies.
This can be done, for example, at streams, springs, but also at wells or public facilities. However, the water may have to be filtered before drinking!

On the trail you are self-sufficient.
But at irregular intervals (at least every few days) there is the possibility to buy food.
This needs to be planned accordingly and it can only be recommended to contact the aid stations and check the opening hours.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp.

Wild camping is allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently allowed. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Nordlandsruta

643 km
Elevation gain
15.000 m
Elevation loss
15.100 m
Highest Point
1.204 m
Lowest Point
296 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
643 km
15.000 m
15.100 m
1.204 m
296 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Nordlandsruta
  • in a tent/tarp
Solitude on the Nordlandsruta
Wilderness / Virtually no people and no settlements

The best time to hike the Nordlandsruta is:


Arrival to the Nordlandsruta

You will arrive via Oslo Gardermoen Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus / Flugzeug. Duration approx. 5 hours.

Departure from the Nordlandsruta

Departure is via Stockholm-Arlanda Airport.

You can get to the airport per Bus / Flugzeug. Takes about 5 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Nordlandsruta

What else you should know about the Nordlandsruta

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